Full Committee Hearing

Examining Mandatory Arbitration in Financial Service Products

Date:   Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Time:   10:00 AM Location:   Dirksen Senate Office Building 538

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THE COMMITTEE ON BANKING, HOUSING, AND URBAN AFFAIRS will meet in OPEN SESSION, HYBRID FORMAT to conduct a hearing entitled, “Examining Mandatory Arbitration in Financial Service Products.” The witnesses will be: Mr. Paul Bland, Executive Director, Public Justice; Mr. Remington A. Gregg, Counsel for Civil Justice and Consumer Rights, Public Citizen; Professor Todd J. Zywicki, George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law at George Mason University Antonin Scalia School of Law; Mr. Steven Lehotsky, Lehotsky Keller LLP, on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and Professor Myriam Gilles, Paul R. Verkuil Research Chair and Professor of Law.

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this briefing. We encourage the public to utilize the Committee’s livestream of the hearing, available on the website at http://www.banking.senate.gov.

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Member Statements

  1. Chairman Sherrod Brown (D - OH)
  2. Ranking Member Patrick J. Toomey (R - PA)

Witnesses

  1. Mr. Paul Bland
    Executive Director
    Public Justice
  2. Mr. Remington A. Gregg
    Counsel for Civil Justice and Consumer Rights
    Public Citizen
  3. Professor Todd J. Zywicki
    George Mason University Foundation Professor of Law
    George Mason University Antonin Scalia School of Law
  4. Mr. Steven Lehotsky
    Lehotsky Keller LLP
    On Behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  5. Professor Myriam Gilles
    Paul R. Verkuil Research Chair and Professor of Law